Home Maintenance

 

Why is it important to do home maintenance?

Doing periodic home maintenance can help you avoid costly emergencies. Here is a small checklist of things you can to do to maintain your home.

    Test your smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors
    Control dust by keeping your floors vacuumed
    Keep moisture under control to avoid mold
    Look for leaks around your toilet and all faucets
    Heating and Cooling System
    Air filter
    Vacuum your refridgerator's coils
    Check windows and walls
    Check ceilings for stains
    Inspect grout and caulking
    Clean out your gutters
    Walk around the house to look for curved, missing or damaged shingles

 

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Home Maintenance

How to Get Rid of Mold and Dampness at Home

January 20, 2023

Damp and mold can be a real headache to try and get rid of in terms of the effects on your home and your health. It is crucial to take action quickly against dampness and mold, or else…

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Home Maintenance

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home

January 12, 2023

Frozen pipes can be a major problem in cold weather, as they can burst and cause significant damage to your home. However, there are several steps you can take to prevent your pipes…

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Home Maintenance

6 Mold Prevention Tips for a Healthy Home

January 05, 2023

Mold can cause various health problems and damage your walls, so it's essential to take the right steps to prevent mold in your home. Fortunately, there are some easy steps…

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Home Maintenance

The Importance of Clearing a Fire Hydrant After Snow

December 26, 2022

By clearing a fire hydrant of snow, you can help ensure that it is easily accessible and visible to firefighters, which can help them respond more quickly and…

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Home Maintenance

The Importance of Cleaning Your Vents

December 23, 2022

Cleaning your vents is an important task that should not be overlooked. By improving the efficiency of your heating and cooling system, maintaining good indoor air quality…

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Home Maintenance

How Important Is Pavement Maintenance

December 18, 2022

Uneven pavement can be dangerous, whether on the side of the road or the sidewalk. Correct pavement maintenance and incorporating safety on it lowers the likelihood of accidents…

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Home Maintenance

Why it is important to maintain your chimney

December 14, 2022

The benefits of maintaining your chimney far outweigh the cost and effort involved. By scheduling regular cleaning and inspections, you can prevent fires, improve efficiency…

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Home Maintenance

Why You Need to Keep Your Gutters Clean This Fall

September 09, 2022

Cleaning your gutters at least twice per year is the best way to keep your roof healthy, and it's far easier than dealing with the problems that arise when you neglect them …

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Home Maintenance

6 Tips To Help You Maintain Underground Garages

May 15, 2022

To avoid major issues in your underground garage, you need to maintain it. Ensure it is well-lit, prevent flooding, address any repairs right away. Hire professional …

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Home Maintenance

How To Maintain Your Apartment And Avoid Major Issues

May 13, 2022

To avoid major electrical issues in your home, keep up with regular electrical inspections, do monthly check-ups, use surge protectors. Remember to keep up with regular inspections, …

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Home Maintenance

Who's Responsible For Apartment Roof & Exterior Maintenance?

January 19, 2022

For the most part, the interior is usually up to the flat owner or leaseholder to fix. But what about the externals like the roof, walls, paint, windows, and gutters? Boston has specific laws pertaining…

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Home Maintenance

Top Tips On How To Maintain Your Home Lift

January 05, 2022

The sheer convenience of a home lift makes it a very popular feature in people's homes. Lift maintenance is also important to ensure the safe and reliable operation of your lift…

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Home Maintenance

6 Actionable Ways To Protect Your Property And Mitigate Damage

May 22, 2021

There's no such thing as being too safe from natural disasters, especially when it comes to your home. As a property owner or even renter, you'd want to ensure that your place of…

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Home Maintenance

How to Maintain a Home Sewage Treatment System

May 01, 2021

Did you know that you are creating sewage every time you flush the toilet? If the sewage isn't handled with the care it deserves, it can lead to all sorts of environmental and health…

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Home Maintenance

Home Maintenance Checklist During Lockdown

April 28, 2020

While we wait for the pandemic to subside, as we should keep busy and active while we live through the lockdown. There are many things we can do around the house during the…

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Home Maintenance

How To Maintain Good Indoor Air Quality In Your Property

February 20, 2020

Indoor air pollution can be just as bad or even worse than outdoor pollution, according to a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment. When most people think…

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Home Maintenance

Securing Your Rental Property - Feel Safe in Your Home

December 22, 2020

Security is a high-priority need for tenants. They want to feel safe. They want to feel secure. This isn't just an area-dependent issue. Yes, where the property is and the area's crime rate …

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